The United States Supreme Court recently issued its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Org., ––– U.S. –––, 2022 WL 2276808 (2022), overturning Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833 (1992). In holding that the U.S. Constitution does not protect
Happy EOnniversary: One Year of Action Since President Biden’s Cybersecurity Executive Order
Strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity has been a top priority for the Biden administration, as reflected in its collaboration with industry, regulatory actions, and the legislation it has supported in Congress, including the Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act of 2022. Executive action has been a key tool in the Biden administration’s cyber policymaking toolkit.…
The Cyber Executive Order: What You Need to Know in 30 Minutes
Issued against the backdrop of recent high-profile cyber incidents, President Biden’s Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity sets forth ambitious initiatives and aggressive timelines for strengthening the cybersecurity of the federal government and the companies with which it does business. Critically, it also seeks to shape cyber practices across the economy more broadly, including…
President Biden Issues Executive Order to Improve Nation’s Cybersecurity
President Biden issued the Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity (“Cyber EO”) on May 12, 2021. The Cyber EO is ambitious in scope and sets aggressive timelines for its implementation. It seeks to both strengthen the cybersecurity of the federal government and push the private sector to further strengthen its approach to cybersecurity. Indeed,…
European Commission proposes new regulation of digital operational resilience in the financial sector
On 24 September 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a new regulation – the Digital Operational Resilience Act (“DORA”) – and an accompanying directive to harmonise digital operational resilience rules for financial organisations in the EU.
Digital operational resilience
Digital operational resilience is the ability to build, assure and review the…
ePrivacy Regulation: EU Member States Agree on a Position
On 10 February 2021, the EU Member States agreed on a position for revised rules on the privacy and confidentiality of electronic communications, which allows the Council presidency to start discussions with the European Parliament on the final text of the planned ePrivacy regulation.
Building a Trusted Supply Chain: The Threats and Challenges Ahead A View from the Cyberspace Solarium Commission
On October 19, 2020, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission released a new white paper, “Building a Trusted ICT Supply Chain.” Join us for a discussion of the threats identified, the challenges ahead, and the Solarium Commission’s recommendations as how to protect and promote a trusted supply chain.
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Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Issues Guidance Notes on Work-from-Home Arrangements
As work-from-home (WFH) arrangements become more prevalent, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong has issued three guidance notes for the handling of personal data connected with WFH arrangements.
An employer’s legal obligations as a data user are no different in a WFH arrangement than those in an office environment. However, the circumstances around…
COVID-19 – Advice for Pension Trustees – Force Majeure in Outsourcing/Third Party Contracts and Data Protection: Legal Rights and Practical Steps
COVID-19 has spread rapidly across the globe, bringing with it devastating consequences for the communities that it has touched. As well as the very real human impact of the virus, many businesses have experienced severe difficulties, as a result of the economic downturn and issues with the global supply chain. Pension schemes face their own…
DoD Releases Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification 1.0—Once It’s Effective, Thousands of DoD Contractors, Suppliers Must Be Certified as Prerequisite to Contracting
On January 31, 2020, the US Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (OUSD(A&S)) released Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Version 1.0. DoD developed the CMMC to provide a unified cybersecurity standard for defense contractors and suppliers across all of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB), which,…